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We got up early today to catch a tour bus at 7:15am that was going to take us northward to see some sights on the far end of the peninsula. Our guide's name was Ariel, and there were around thirty tourists on board. Most were from New Zealand or the UK, but there was also a Chinese family and one other Canadian. In talking to our compatriot, we …
We woke up this morning and enjoyed a nice breakfast in our hotel room. We checked out of our broom closet, and then began our 3 hour trip to Paihia, a small tourist beach town north of Auckland. We were both excited to get out of the big city, and this was our first of many car trips in New Zealand. The views were fantastic, it reminded Natalie of …
... on the jetty, a large sting ray swam under us, which raised a lot of interest. Having done as much of the town as we wanted to see, we caught the ferry back to Paihia and climbed the hill to our accommodation for the last time.
Having had such a substantial lunch we have decided to miss a meal tonight and will spend the evening sorting ourselves out and getting ready for the journey south tomorrow.
The end of a truly wonderful day.
... was good, it had lots of white water bits which was good, some bits where better than others and we had to throw ourselves across the boat to steady it, the best bit was when we all sat up the front of the boat, huddled in then we went down a steep dip with our backs turned and we all went flying in, was good!! We also jumped off a rock aswell which was soo small compared to the jumps we do ...